In BeStitched wonderful series of needlepoint videos, they have one for a great “more bang for the buck” technique. It shows how to use silk ribbon and loose bullion knots to make lovely simple ribbon roses.
I was, I admit, skeptical because bullions are not my favorite stitches, but this technique is so simple and so lovely that you’l start looking for canvases with swathes of roses just so you can try it.
Click on the link above to learn how.
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Janet Perry is the Internet's leading authority on needlepoint. She designs, teaches and writes, getting raves from her fans for her innovative techniques, extensive knowledge and generous teaching style. A leading writer of stitch guides, she blogs here and lives on an island in the northeast corner of the SF Bay with her family
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